Russell leaves an enormous heritage as one of the topmost basketball players of all time and a crucial figure in the civil rights movement

Stars like LeBron James may be defined as transcendent generational bents from an early age, but sodalities paid little attention to Russell

overlooking the Oakland- grounded hooper, who moved to the megacity with his family when he was eight

He only played varsity basketball in his elderly time at McClymonds High School, having spent his inferior time with the JV platoon

That each changed at USF — the only academy to offer him a education where he both contended as a high muumuu and came the starting

He was the leading arranger on a team that posted a 14- 7 record in his sophomore time

also led the Dons to back- to- back public crowns in 1955 and 1956

comprising further than 20 points and 20 rebounds per game in each of those seasons

Bill Russell, the foundation of the Boston Celtics dynasty that won eight straight titles and 11 overall during his career, failed Sunday. The Hall of Famer was 88

Arrangements for his honorary service will be blazoned soon, according to the statemen